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Amazing 3 Bedroom - the Loft at the Priory Killarney

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The Loft Cottage & Courtyard

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Last updated: 08/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Killarney cottage description

Built in 1780, The Priory is a truly unique piece of property built by the local Lord Kenmare for a French aristocrat fleeing the French Revolution. Inundated with old world character, this property of the O'Donoghue Family is a place of welcome, comfort and intense charm.

Set on the door step of Killarney National Park we have two Courtyard Stone Cottages all of various design and layout. The cottages are tucked into a very beautiful and quite walled courtyard setting.

The Loft and Coachhouse cottages were meticulously restored between 2004 and 2006 and will offer you a retreat in style and comfort.

So if you are interested in hiking, biking, golfing, shopping or want to take a cooking class all this can be arranged. Killarney town centre is 1 km or a 10 minute stroll, in the opposite direction over the river you are immediately upon a pedestrian way snaking its way 2km into Killarney's 11,000 acre National Park, Muckross House & Gardens. A 5 minute walk to the INEC. Ask about mid-season specials.

Also ask about airport pick ups or Tim driving you around 'The Ring' and Dingle.

Please contact us by email or telephone and we will answer all your questions that you have.

Keywords: Self-catering cottage, Coach House, Loft, Historic, Courtyard, vacation home,

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Other (See Description)


          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) 2 or 3, Twin or Single Beds (3) Single bed plus the bunk beds, Baby Cribs (1) Large Pack-n-Play, Bunk Beds (1) Can do bunks or singles....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            We can arrange cooking classes with Chef Mark Doe from Just Cooking....moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave


          • Wood Stove:

            Turf and Wood supplied...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Private grounds...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Heating
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Large Utility Room off the Kitchen where the washer and dryer are.


              • Books
              • Games
              • Toys
              • Television
              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable


              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill Gas


              • Family
              • Historic


              • Cinemas
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Fitness Center
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Surfing
              • Groceries
              • Hiking
              • Tennis
              • Roller Blading
              • Hunting
              • Equestrian Events
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Kayaking
              • Racquetball
              • Rock Climbing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Basketball Court
              • Ice Skating
              • ATM/Bank
              • Horseback Riding
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Ruins
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Sight Seeing
              • Forests
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Waterfalls
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Museums
              • Golf Privileges Optional


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              from 16 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
              7 night min stay

              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay

              Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2014
              3 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates


              • Taxes Not included


              A discount will be provided for a stays over 2 weeks. The check in time is 4 pm and check out is 10 am. We do our best to provide an early check in if needed.

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              Last updated: 08/12/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About the owner: Bernadette and Tim O’Donoghue met in The Windy City of Chicago a few years back. We acquired the property in 2002. We then returned from Chicago in 2004. Bernadette was a paralegal secretary and is now a stay at home Mom and an excellent baker, I am an electrician by trade but got into construction during my 14 years in Chicago. I restored several old houses and classic vintage apartment buildings during my time there. I coupled this experience with Bernadette’s keen eye and interior design savvy to create some wonderful finishes and unusual touches. We began the colossal rehab project in 2004 to restore the Priory to its former glory ,it was basically completed it in 2007 or is it ever complete I like to ask myself ? We pride ourselves in welcoming you into our place.

              Why the Owner Chose Killarney:
              I grew up in Killarney, where my parents owned a camping site and I truly loved meeting visitors on a daily basis. We have 4 children and we wanted to raise them here in Ireland, so we said we would give it a shot and here we are.When this property became available we realized how unique it was and what a fantastic opportunity it would be to own The Priory.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              We are in a key location,a ten minute walk from town but it feels like we are in the heart of the countryside where you cannot hear a sound by night. You will get a quiet private house to yourself where you can come and go as you please. You can cook when you want and have the full use of the 1.5 acre property on private grounds. You can sit back and relax in the front of the open hearth fire sipping a nice Irish whiskey or reading a good book with the sweet smell of turf burning away. Each cottage has a Jacuzzi you can slip into and soothe the soul after a hectic day. You will get the real feel of Irish living and live like we live ourselves while visiting in your home away from home. We are on site owners who are here to help you in any way you require and assure a wonderful stay. We have invaluable knowledge about the local area from cultural information to hikes, local food joints to off the beaten track drives. We can organize in-house chef, or poetry recital or to a music session. We like to tell our guests ''We are as near or as far as you wish.'

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              Speaks: english

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              • The Loft Cottage & Courtyard

                The Loft Cottage & Courtyard

              • The Loft Sitting Room

                The Loft Sitting Room

              • Sitting Room View 2

                Sitting Room View 2

              • Large Laundry Room

                Large Laundry Room

              • Bedroom with the bunk bed and single

                Bedroom with the bunk bed and single

              • 2nd Bedroom in The Loft

                2nd Bedroom in The Loft

              • The Loft  and Coach House in the Courtyard

                The Loft and Coach House in the Courtyard

              • The Loft Kitchen

                The Loft Kitchen

              • The Loft - Dining Table

                The Loft - Dining Table

              • Large Laundry Room with a Desk

                Large Laundry Room with a Desk

              • Master Bedroom at The Loft

                Master Bedroom at The Loft

              • Bathroom


              • Woods in Killarney National Park, at the back of Torc - a 10 minute drive

                Woods in Killarney National Park, at the back of Torc - a 10 minute drive

              VRBO #327509

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

              €86 - €128 per night (EUR)

              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

              View calendar: Updated 08/12/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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